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Synonyms for compassionate
kəmˈpæʃ ə nɪt; -ˌneɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compassionate(verb)

    showing or having compassion

    "heard the soft and compassionate voices of women"

    uncompassionate, hardhearted, stonyhearted, unfeeling

  2. feel for, pity, compassionate, condole with, sympathize with(verb)

    share the suffering of

    condole with, feel for, sympathize with, pity

    hardhearted, uncompassionate, stonyhearted, unfeeling


  1. compassionate(adjective)


  2. compassionate(adjective)

    having, feeling of showing compassion; sympathetic


  3. compassionate(adjective)

    given to someone because of a domestic emergency, especially in the phrase compassionate leave


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. compassionate

    Human denotes what pertains to mankind, with no suggestion as to its being good or evil; as, the human race; human qualities; we speak of human achievements, virtues, or excellences, human follies, vices, or crimes. Humane denotes what may rightly be expected of mankind at its best in the treatment of sentient beings; a humane enterprise or endeavor is one that is intended to prevent or relieve suffering. The humane man will not needlessly inflict pain upon the meanest thing that lives; a merciful man is disposed to withhold or mitigate the suffering even of the guilty. The compassionate man sympathizes with and desires to relieve actual suffering, while one who is humane would forestall and prevent the suffering which he sees to be possible. Compare MERCY; PITIFUL; PITY.

    See synonyms for BARBAROUS.

    benevolent, benignant, charitable, clement, forgiving, gentle, gracious, human, humane, kind, kind-hearted, merciful, pitying, sympathetic, tender, tender-hearted

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. compassionate(a.)

    tender, sympathetic, merciful, benignant, gracious, clement, kind, inclined to pity, full of compassion

  2. compassionate(v. a.)

    pity, commiserate

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  1. Purvi Raniga:

    Yoga teaches Patience. Yoga teaches Endurance. Yoga teaches to be Kind. Yoga teaches to be Compassionate. Yoga teaches to be Fearless. Yoga teaches to be Present. Yoga teaches us to be Joyful. Yoga teaches us many life lessons everyday.

  2. William Paul:

    Trump’s verbiage does not sound compassionate, i don’t hold him up as a paragon of Christian virtue, but I’m not looking for that in a candidate. I’m looking for someone who is prudent and can make good political decisions.

  3. Farah Pahlavi:

    The unmatched voice of Mohammad-Reza Shajarian as a compassionate member of the Iranian nation and ultimate master of Iranian music will never be forgotten nor silenced.

  4. Saki:

    Scandal is merely the compassionate allowance which the gay make to the humdrum. Think how many blameless lives are brightened by the blazing indiscretions of other people.

  5. Petra Nemcova:

    So many people around the world have unbelievable compassion and unconditional love, they inspired me every day. Unbelievable kindness and compassion inspires me … People who are willing to face whatever challenges are out there. That’s the beauty of the human spirit. The beauty of compassionate souls ? That’s what inspires me.

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